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Library FAQs: Online Resources FAQ

Frequently asked questions about library services, resources, and spaces.

FAQ Introduction

These frequently asked questions and their answers give information about online services and resources offered to Curry Library patrons.

Online Resources

Do I have to be logged in to use the library’s website?

When using campus Wi-Fi you will not have to login to the website. When off-campus you will have to use your Jewell login information to access the library resources.

How do I find the databases?

The databases are located on the library website ( under the tab labeled Research Services. The databases can be viewed by title or by subject.

What is a research consultation and how do I set one up?

A research consultation can be used to ask a simple question about a topic you are studying or to get more in depth answers to research questions. These appointments can be made by clicking the “Meet with a Librarian” tab on the library website.

How do I access the online library?

The online library can be accessed at

How do I access on eBook?

When searching for a book in the catalog, eBook options are available for many titles. These can be accessed by clicking “PDF Full Text”, “Full Download”, or “HTML Full Text.”

How do I access an article in full text/ how do I request an article?

If an article is available through our databases a full text option will be offered on the website. You can choose to view the full text option by clicking “PDF Full Text.” If the library does not have access to the articles full text an article request can be made by clicking “Request this item through interlibrary loan” and filling out the subsequent form. Make sure to include and double check all important information in order for your article to be requested in a timely manner.